Originally posted on March 24, 2020 @ 9:07 am
At a distance of 1 km from Kanyakumari Bus Station & 1 km from Kanyakumari Railway Station (located on the entrance of Seaside Highway), The Gandhi Memorial accomplished in 1956 is constructed within the reminiscence of the Father of the Nation.
An urn of Mahatma Gandhi was saved right here for public to pay homage earlier than immersion. Mahatma Gandhi visited Kanyakumari twice in 1925 and 1937. In 1948 his ashes have been immersed within the sea waters in Kanyakumari. In commemoration of this occasion a ravishing monument has been constructed right here. It is central form is 79 ft excessive representing the age of the Mahatma at the moment. The solar at Mid day on 2nd October would fall on the peedam by means of a gap within the roof.
Visting Hours 7 AM To 7 PM, entrance is Free.